Sunset Boulevard (film) Essay | The Vanity of Celebrity Fame: "Sunset Boulevard" and Celebrity Reality Shows

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The Vanity of Celebrity Fame: "Sunset Boulevard" and Celebrity Reality Shows

Summary: The examination of celebrity vanity in the classic film "Sunset Boulevard" and in modern-day celebrity reality shows and magazine celebrity articles.
A celebrity is not a person known for his/her talent or achievement, but an individual recognized for his/her reputation created by the media. The phase of stardom is slippery, and media may choose to represent celebrities varying from exaggerated admiration to mockery. The three texts chosen, movie "Sunset Boulevard", feature article "Over the Hilton" and television show "Celebrity Uncensored Six" are texts presenting different perception of celebrities than their usual images - either corrupted by the encircling media, overloads oneself with self-indulgence, or just mocks celebrity in a broad spectrum. Such media items empower and impresses the audience by perceiving celebrities as people who pay the price of privacy to gain well knowness, signifying the vanity of stardom from the commonly accepted images.

Sunset Boulevard is macabre movie designed for mature audiences who would be able to...

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